Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs Georgia State Panthers Prediction, 9/22/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs Georgia State Panthers
Date: Thursday, September 22, 2022
Location: Center Parc Stadium in Atlanta, GA
Odds/Point Spread: Panthers (+1.5)
Center Parc Stadium is the site where the Georgia State Panthers (0-3) will try to beat the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (3-0) on Thursday. Coastal Carolina opens as 1.5-point favorites. The over/under comes in at 63.5.
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers head into this matchup 3-0 this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Chanticleers went up against the Buffalo Bulls and walked away with a win by a score of 38-26. Grayson McCall went 16/24 with 251 yards passing and 3 touchdowns. He had a QB rate of 195.8 and finished the contest without throwing a pick. CJ Beasley led the offense in rushing for the Chanticleers with 9 carries for 89 yds (9.9 yds per attempt). The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers rushed the ball a total of 28 different times and totaled 221 yds, which had them averaging 7.9 yds per attempt. Overall, they ran 53 plays which totaled 504 yds. Coastal Carolina gave up 30 completions on 49 tries for 278 yds, and a completion rate of 61.2%. In the running game, the Chanticleers gave up 59 yards on 44 attempts, which is 1.3 yards per run surrendered.
Concerning scoring, the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers are averaging 35.7 points per outing. Offensively they average 176.7 yards via the ground game ranking them 58th in the country. The Chanticleers have attained 1,295 total yards for the season. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Coastal Carolina has amassed 9 touchdowns through the air and 3 touchdowns on the ground. Coastal Carolina has tallied 70 first downs as an offense, and they have been called for 16 penalties for 133 yards. They have surrendered the football 6 times.
Regarding passing yards, the Chanticleers are giving up 868 yards which ranks them 113th in college football. They have conceded 289.3 yards per contest via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 65.3%. In total, they are allowing 392.0 yards/game which puts them 89th in Division 1. They have granted 5 touchdowns via the pass and 4 touchdowns on the ground. They are giving up 2.8 yards per run and 102.7 rushing yards per contest for the campaign. During this campaign, they have allowed 308 yards via the ground game in 3 games. The Chanticleers are ranked 81st in the nation in terms of the opposition scoring, allowing 27.0 points per contest.
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The Panthers come into this matchup with a record of 0-3 for this year. The last time they took the field, the Panthers walked away with a loss by a score of 42-41 when they faced the Charlotte 49ers. Darren Grainger (4 TDs) walked away from the contest with 343 yds on 22/34 passing while his quarterback rating was 182.4. He threw 1 pick and his average yards per attempt was 10.1. Tucker Gregg carried the rock 23 times for 100 yds, ending the game with 4.3 yds per attempt for Georgia State. The Panthers finished the contest with a total of 602 yds while they ran 89 plays (6.8 yds per play). Georgia State ran the ball for 4.7 yds per carry, finishing the contest with 259 yds on 55 carries. Georgia State conceded 23 rushing attempts for 100 yards (4.3 yards per carry). The Panthers secondary conceded a completion rate of 72.1%, surrendering 401 yards on 31 out of 43 through the air.
In relation to the points being put on the board, the Panthers currently rank 86th in the nation holding an average of 27.7 points per outing. During this campaign so far, the Panthers have thrown for 640 passing yards together with an average of 213.3 passing yards per game, ranking them 97th in D-1. The Georgia State Panthers maintain an average of 444.7 yards per outing, which has them sitting 52nd in D-1. The Georgia State offense has accrued 253 penalty yds on 31 infractions, which is good for 5th in D-1 in terms of making mistakes.
Georgia State has conceded a total of 362 rushing yards (120.7 yards per game) and 4 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the campaign. They have surrendered 8 touchdowns via the pass as well as 304.0 yards/contest, ranking them 126th in college football. The Panthers defense has participated in 203 plays, which is good for 64th in Division 1. The Panthers are allowing 37.3 points per game, ranking them 117th in the nation. This season, they have surrendered 112 total points.
Who will win tonight's Chanticleers/Panthers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Panthers +1.5
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